Rakuten Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ Chiba Marine Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 19929 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 2:56
Potential Starters: Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 4-4, 2.72 - Yoshihisa Naruse (LOT) 7-5, 2.86
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Hijirisawa, Ryo||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: E6, 9: S1|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||2-for-5, 2 RBI||1: SO, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G1|
|(RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||0-for-5||1: SO, 4: SO, 5: SO, 7: F5, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Norihiro||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: BB, 6: F9, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||0-for-4||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: F4, 8: F8|
|(DH)||Ruiz, Randy||0-for-2||2: BB, 5: G5, 6: BB, 8: F9|
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F8, 5: HR, 6: SO, 8: HBP|
|(LF)||Kusano, Daisuke||1-for-3||3: G4, 5: G6, 7: 1B|
|PR-LF||Makida, Akihisa||0-for-1, 1 R||8: SO|
|(SS)||Watanabe, Naoto||1-for-2, 1 R||3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: BB|
|Iwakuma, Hisashi, W||7||98||24||23||4||0||5||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||2.544|
|Koyama, Shinichiro, H||1||10||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.148|
|Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S||1||12||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.625|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Nishioka, Tsuyoshi||1-for-4||1: G4, 3: 1B (CS), 6: G4, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Nemoto, Shunichi||0-for-4||1: F6, 3: SO, 6: G6, 9: G6|
|(2B)||Iguchi, Tadahito||0-for-4||1: F9, 4: F4, 6: G1, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Kim, Tae-Kyun||2-for-3||2: 2B, 4: 1B, 7: F7|
|(LF)||Omatsu, Shoitsu||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: f5, 7: SO|
|(RF)||Omura, Saburo||0-for-3||2: G5, 4: F9, 7: F8|
|(DH)||Fukuura, Kazuya||0-for-2||2: HBP, 5: F8, 8: F9|
|(C)||Satozaki, Tomoya||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Okada, Yoshifumi||1-for-3||3: SO, 5: 1B (CS), 8: f5|
|Naruse, Yoshihisa, L||6 2/3||118||30||26||6||1||9||3||0||1||0||0||3||3||2.933|
|Uchi, Tatsuya||1 1/3||20||5||4||0||0||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1.688|
Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Ruiz grounds out to third. Takasu hits a solo homer. Kusano grounds out to short. Watanabe hits a single to center. Hijirisawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Shima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Teppei strikes out looking.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Naruse on the mound for Lotte
Kusano hits a single to center. Makida enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Watanabe hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Hijirisawa reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Shima hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Teppei flies out to third.
Pitching change: Uchi in for Naruse.
Nakamura strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 2nd
Kim hits a double to right. Omatsu strikes out swinging. Saburo grounds out to third. Fukuura gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Satozaki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Yamasaki flies out to center. Ruiz flies out to right. Takasu gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Uchimura. Uchimura steals second. Makida strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th
Watanabe walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hijirisawa. Shima grounds out to the pitcher. Teppei strikes out swinging.
The Eagles stopped a 3-game winning streak and are now 30-33-1 (5th place). ... The Marines are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 36-26-2 (2nd place).
Iwakuma (RAK) recorded his first victory since 5/1 (vs Orix). Iwakuma was 0-2 in 6 starts between victories. Kawagishi (RAK) saved his 11th game of the year. ... Naruse (LOT) took the loss and is now 7-6 on the year. Naruse actually had a no-hitter going until he gave up a solo homer to Takasu (RAK) in the 5th.
RAK: Takasu (3)